Jason Cook is a writer from Cleveland, Ohio. After a slew of existential crises, he adventured throughout New England and became a Master of Fine Arts in fiction. He's now reviewing music for PopMatters, The Quietus, and Resident Advisor, and writing/editing Call of Cthulhu books for Chaosium.
Life Savers: Girl Talk | 16 Jul 2008 // 5:59 PM
Girl Talk (Gregg Gillis) made me do something I never thought I would again: enjoy pop music.
My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult | 1 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM
When we think of our experiences with electronic music, we can follow a thought trail that leads like a Wikipedia article from one incendiary album to many others. Their qualities are not always alike but for one: the nostalgic thread that runs through them.
Pulshar: Inside | 27 Jan 2011 // 3:57 PM
It’s clear there's potential here for a more experimental Pulshar.
Soul Center: General Eclectics | 16 Jan 2011 // 3:56 PM
Soul Center’s General Eclectics is an eclectic collection, yes. Seldom does it progress, but certainly it moves.
His Dark Exotica: Ennio Morricone - "Night Flight" / "Exorcism" | 1 Nov 2010 // 4:00 AM
"Night Flight" and "Exorcism" form the a- and b-sides to the imaginary 7” single that could have come from Ennio Morricone's soundtrack to The Exorcist II: The Heretic.
His Dark Exotica: Ennio Morricone - "Seduction and Magic"/ "Dark Revelation" | 25 Oct 2010 // 2:00 AM
Save for “Magic and Ecstasy”, “Seduction and Magic” is perhaps the most Goblin-esque of the thirteen tracks on Ennio Morricone’s soundtrack to Exorcist II: The Heretic. The piece's second inclusion, “Dark Revelation”, could remain at home on the next Burial album.